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Main Street Iowa Restaurant Week

Time

September 15–24

Location

Historic Valley Junction

Vino209
209 5th Street | 515.865.6755

The Tavern
205 5th Street | 515.255.98277

Cooper's on 5th
227 5th Street | 515.255.9895

The Longest Yard
1
22 5th Street | 515.274.1710

Paula's Cafe
524 Elm Street | 515.277.3404

The General Store Eatery
206 5th Street | 515.279.6828

Billy Vee's
304 5th Street | 515.255.2000

Inspired Grounds
117 5th Street | 515.633.2326

Let Them Eat Cake
405 Maple Street | 515.277.1709

Heavenly Asian Cuisine
225 5th Street | 515.274.9156

Corazon Coffee Roasters
5
16 Elm Street | 515.279.0800

G. Mig's 5th Street Pub
128 5th Street | 515.255.4550

Nan's Nummies
501 Elm Street | 515.277.2201

 

Details

Main Street Iowa Restaurant Week is a collection of activities featuring local eateries that are occurring in Main Street Iowa communities during a ten-day period (September 15-24). The state-wide promotion is coordinated by Main Street Iowa. Eat and love local this week and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for daily specials and spotlights!

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Chili in the Junction

Time

September 23, 2017
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location

Railroad park in Valley Junction

Details

A chili mecca is coming to Valley Junction! Stroll through the Chili Cook-Off and sample different styles of chili, hot wings, and salsas! Listen to live music and grab a bite to eat. Put on by www.jordancreekchilichallenge.org Click here for more information.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction – Season Finale!

Time

September 28, 2017
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Fall Gallery Night/ CoSign Unveiling

Time

October 6, 2017
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Friday, October 6th is Historic Valley Junction’s Fall Gallery Night. Many galleries will be open from 5 to 9 p.m. featuring new artwork by regional, national, and international artists. This event is free and open to the public. In addition to the galleries, Historic Valley Junction Foundation will be unveiling 10 CoSigns in Valley Junction!

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Sip & Shop- Girls Night Out!

Time

October 26, 2017
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Sip, Shop & Socialize after hours at participating stores! Participating stores will be offering special events each Thursday of Sip N Shop. List of participating businesses and events are below.

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Pumpkin Walk

Time

October 29, 2017
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for this fun, family-friendly event! The Pumpkin Walk features trick-or-treating, children’s activities and more.

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Sip & Shop- Girls Night Out!

Time

November 2, 2017
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Sip, Shop & Socialize after hours at participating stores! Participating stores will be offering special events each Thursday of Sip N Shop. List of participating businesses and events are below.

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Sip & Shop- Girls Night Out!

Time

November 9, 2017
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Sip, Shop & Socialize after hours at participating stores! Participating stores will be offering special events each Thursday of Sip N Shop. List of participating businesses and events are below.

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Jingle Bell Drop

Time

November 16, 2017
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for “Jingle Bell Drop” on Thursday, November 16.

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Small Business Saturday

Time

November 25 (all day)

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street & Railroad Ave

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Small Business Saturday was started in 2010 as a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday as a way to encourage shoppers to patronize local businesses. What better way to celebrate this holiday than by shopping in Historic Valley Junction!

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Jingle in the Junction

Time

November 30, 2017
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday, November 6, November 30, December 7 and December 14 from 5-9 pm. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights, along with FREE horse drawn carriage rides, Santa and caroling, many new activities will be offered this year. Jingle in the Junction will be held from 5-9 pm each evening.

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Jingle in the Junction

Time

December 7, 2017
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday, November 16, November 30, December 7 and December 14 from 5-9 pm. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights, along with your old favorites, such as FREE horse drawn carriage rides, Santa and caroling. Jingle in the Junction will be held from 5-9 pm each evening.

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Jingle in the Junction

Time

December 14, 2017
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday, November 16, November 30, December 7 and December 14 from 5-9 pm. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights, along with your old favorites, such as FREE horse drawn carriage rides, Santa and caroling. Jingle in the Junction will be held from 5-9 pm each evening.

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